Rio Olympics

The 2016 Summer Olympics officially known as the Games of the XXXI Olympiad, and commonly known as Rio 2016, are a major international multi-sport event that will take place in Rio de Janiro, Brazil, from August 5 to August 21, 2016.
Rio Olympics
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Description

The 2016 Summer Olympics officially known as the Games of the XXXI Olympiad, and commonly known as Rio 2016, are a major international multi-sport event that will take place in Rio de Janiro, Brazil, from August 5 to August 21, 2016.

A record numbers of 206 countries are participating in a record number of 28 sports. More than 10,500 athletes representing their National Olympic Committees including first time entrants Kosovo and South Sudan will take part. With 306 sets of medals at stake, the games will include the return of golf and rugby, this time in the sevens format. These sporting events will take place at 33 venues in the host city.

Rio Set Stamp

These will be the first Summer Olympic Games under the IOC presidency of Thomas Bach and Rio will become the first South American city to host the Summer Olympics. The Vanuatu team will proudly bear the flag of their country and give their best in six events – Judo, Rowing, Taekwondo, Table Tennis, Beach Volleyball and Boxing.

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Les équipes du Vanuatu porteront avec fierté le drapeau de leur pays et feront tout leur possible pour briller dans six disciplines, à savoir le judo, l’aviron, le taekwondo, le tennis de table, le volleyball de plage et la boxe.Ces évènements sportifs auront lieu dans 33 emplacements différents dans la cité hôte. Il s’agit des premiers Jeux olympiques d’été qui se tiennent sous la présidence de Thomas Bach à la tête du CIO et c’est la première fois qu’une ville de l’Amérique du Sud, en l’occurrence Rio, les accueille.

Un nombre record de pays, 206 au total, vont participer à un nombre record de disciplines sportives, à savoir 28. Plus de 10.500 athlètes, représentant leur comité national olympique respectif, vont y prendre part, y compris, pour la première fois, le Kosovo et le Soudan du Sud. Il y a 306 séries de médailles en jeu et le golf et le rugby, cette fois-ci à sept, vont y faire leur retour.Les Jeux olympiques d’été 2016, officiellement dénommés Jeux de la XXXIe Olympiade, plus communément appelés Rio 2016, sont une grande rencontre plurisportive internationale qui se déroulera à Rio de Janeiro au Brésil du 5 au 21 août 2016.

Denominations
40, 90, 150 and 200 vatu
Designer
Denise Durkin, Wellington, New Zealand
Paper
103gsm Tullis Russell Yellow/Green phosphor gummed stamp paper
Perforation Gauge
14.00 x 14.40
Period of Sale
11 May 2016 a period of 2 years.
Printer
Southern Colour Print, Dunedin, New Zealand
Process
Offset Litho
Stamp Size
44.29 mm x 25.00 mm vertical
Rio Olympics
Mint Set
FDC Set

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